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Key Account Manager - Southeast Region

KION North America

KION North America

Sales & Business Development
Summerville, SC, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024
Responsible for the promotion of the KION brand to key accounts, the sale of selected products to key segments, and support for the development of new products for the local market. Responsible for maximizing business opportunities for new and assigned accounts.

What we offer:

  • Career Development

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Employee Benefits

  • 401k Plan with Generous Company Match

Learn More Here: https://www.kion-na.com/about_us/careers/

KION North America is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identify, support and secure new customers and business within assigned categories and targets
  • Develop strategic customer business plans to achieve annual volume and profit objectives
  • Coordinate and lead in presenting new products, programs, pricing, and general management of our business
  • Create and maintain excellent working relationships with all new and established accounts
  • Communicate account priorities and engage the cross functional team to drive business results

Tasks and Qualifications:


  • Strong negotiation and selling skills
  • Five years of direct sales experience with key account management or consultative selling responsibilities with a proven track record in growing key accounts preferred
  • Ability to meet established quotas
  • Strong analytical abilities and organizational skills
  • Self-starter who presents a professional image and attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
  • Experience in the forklift industry preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field preferred

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • None